Promoting U.S. exports from Hawaii and the American Pacific Islands

Supporting the activities of the US Commercial Service and Hawaii Export Assistance Center, counseling businesses on the exporting process, and conducting trade education programs.

New to Business? Start here!

Are you thinking about starting a business of your own? Starting a business is an exciting proposition, but it’s also an incredibly challenging undertaking. These resources will help you learn about what it takes to start a business.

Know More

Export Documentation

Plan ahead by learning about export documents, what you need to know and how to leverage them.

See More

Putting the pieces together…

Explore a host of opportunities and resources available at your fingertips.

Read More

Latest Video

In The News

HiSTEP 2023 is here!

Thanks to SBA and DBEDT, HPEC is helping coordinate the HiSTEP 2023 program by running a series of export seminars/webinars and performing one-on-one company mentoring. The first two events are scheduled for January 26 (Exporting of Agricultural Products from Hawaii) and February 2 (Export...

New HPEC video: HiSTEP 2022’s Export University 101

HPEC has uploaded a new video to our YouTube channel of the HiSTEP 2022 "Export University 101." The four-hour webinar was originally recorded on 9 December 2021 with speakers sharing their expertise in exporting topics such as Legal, IT, E-Commerce, Logistics, Marketing, and Cultural Issues....

HPEC Publishes the Hawaii Export Resource Guide

HPEC is proud to present our inaugural Hawaii Export Resource Guide! The introduction to the guide is below: -------------- Welcome to the Hawaii Export Resource Guide! The intent of the guide is to support your efforts to profitably and successfully export from Hawaii to new foreign markets. This...

HPEC Programming on hold due to COVID-19

Due to social distancing requirements, our seminars and one-to-one company mentoring sessions are on hold. We are working to reschedule the planned events for online webinars. Please check back soon for an updated list of export training seminars. Similarly, we will arrange for mentoring sessions...
Hawaii Export Resource Guide

Hawaii Export Resource Guide

Aloha Exporters:

HPEC has developed a Hawaii Export Resource Guide to assist our local companies with starting to sell in foreign markets. The inaugural version was published in July 2020.